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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintaining and growing our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product, is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • Communications Strategy Request for Proposals

    August 24, 2016

    IHTSDO invites experienced healthcare communications firms to submit proposals by September 8

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  • SNOMED CT Expo 2016: Full programme now available - register early to avoid disappointment.

    August 19, 2016

    IHTSDO are excited to announce that full programme details for all of the SNOMED CT Expo 2016 streams are now available, including session descriptions and speaker names

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  • SNOMED CT Starter set translation (RFP)

    August 5, 2016

    SNOMED CT International release is published in US English, with an additional South American Spanish translation available. The IHTSDO has developed a starter set of SNOMED CT terms aimed at increasing adoption of SNOMED CT globally...

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  • IHTSDO October 2016 Business Meeting: Registration now open

    August 3, 2016

    IHTSDO is pleased to announce that registration for the forthcoming Business Meeting in Wellington, New Zealand, is now open.

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  • Positions Vacant: Principal Terminologists

    August 1, 2016

    IHTSDO is seeking to recruit two Principal Terminologists to work closely with the Heads of Terminology and Content, to proactively support these roles and to assist in directing the Content Team as a whole.

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